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Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 31

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 70

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Jul 6

    Was Security Adequate? Our Legal Take: Omar Moore Shot, Killed in Ashgrove Apartment Robbery

    Was Security Adequate? Our Legal Take: Omar Moore Shot, Killed in Ashgrove Apartment Robbery
    Local News 24-year-old Omar Moore was reportedly shot and killed during a robbery at the Ashgrove Apartments in Stone Mountain Monday morning, July 6, 2015. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, officers responded to a…
  • Jun 26

    Developing a Safe Nightlife Atmosphere: Preventing Nightclub Sexual Assault

    Developing a Safe Nightlife Atmosphere: Preventing Nightclub Sexual Assault
    The DC Metropolitan Police Department has released their Best Practices for Nightlife Establishments report, outlining how nightclub owners can develop a safe nightlife atmosphere for patrons. While the full report addresses a variety of…
  • Jun 26

    How Safe Is Your Nightclub? NYPD Releases Nightclub Security Best Practice

    How Safe Is Your Nightclub? NYPD Releases Nightclub Security Best Practice
    Following a spree of violent nightclub crime, which resulted in the death of two young women, the NYPD has formulated a set of best practices “in order to guide the nightlife industry in making itself more accountable and preventing the…
Rank this Week: 74

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    GA injury and death cases after same sex marriage ruling

    GA injury and death cases after same sex marriage ruling
    This week, the United States Supreme Court struck down all state laws barring same sex marriage in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges.  However one may view the decision, it is a reality that will ripple through the legal…
  • Mar 25

    Inadequate Security Can Lead to Unsafe Premise

    Inadequate Security Can Lead to Unsafe Premise
    When you are traveling away from home, you want to stay somewhere you feel secure. The last thing you expect while traveling is to stay at a hotel or motel that is unsafe because of hazardous conditions or unsavory characters on the…
  • Mar 25

    Insufficient Security Can Lead to Unsafe Premise

    Insufficient Security Can Lead to Unsafe Premise
    When you are traveling away from home, you want to stay somewhere you feel secure. The last thing you expect while traveling is to stay at a hotel or motel that is unsafe because of hazardous conditions or unsavory characters on the…
Rank this Week: 245

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 353

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson…

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury law affecting Georgia residents.

http://www.mlnlawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital
    A recent study found that a fall prevention intervention could potentially prevent 1 fall every 4 days, 7.5 falls every month, and 90 falls every year in U.S. hospitals.
  • Nov 18

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual
    Fall injuries and disabilities are likely to increase in coming years as baby boomers move into their senior years. Among older individuals, fall injuries often lead to broken bones, immobility and restricted activity.
  • Nov 16

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly
    Among individuals over the age of 50 who fracture a hip, approximately 25 percent die within the first year after the injury! An additional 60 percent lose their ability to perform day-to-day activities like bathing and cooking.
Rank this Week: 382

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Jun 30

    Our Firm Wins “Not Guilty” Verdicts in Federal Drug Conspiracy Trial

    Our Firm Wins “Not Guilty” Verdicts in Federal Drug Conspiracy Trial
    Last week, Page Pate won another federal drug conspiracy trial. Our client was charged with being in a drug conspiracy and possessing with intent to distribute controlled substances. The case… read more → The post Our Firm Wins…
  • Jun 1

    UPS Pays $25 Million to Settle Whistleblower Claim Based on Failure to Comply with Delivery Guarantee

    UPS Pays $25 Million to Settle Whistleblower Claim Based on Failure to Comply with Delivery Guarantee
    Last month, United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) agreed to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit brought against it by a former employee. The employee brought a whistleblower case alleging that… read more → The post UPS Pays $25 Million…
  • Jun 1

    DeKalb County Corruption Case

    DeKalb County Corruption Case
    Attorney Page Pate offers comments for Atlanta news station, WSB-TV, on the federal conspiracy plea for a local businessman cooperating in the DeKalb County bribery probe. The post DeKalb County Corruption Case appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 498

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense…

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law news and cases. By Marcia G. Shein.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    What to expect in the event you face crimlnal indictment

    What to expect in the event you face crimlnal indictment
    When you are facing criminal charges of any kind, whether at the federal or state level, you are supposed to enjoy a presumption of innocence. That's the ideal. In reality, a person can suffer negative consequences of presumed guilt even...
  • Aug 21

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue
    Regardless of the organization that an officer represents, there are proper police procedures that must be followed. That is true even in arrests by officers of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the FBI or other government agencies.…
  • Aug 15

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge
    Claims under Georgia’s Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act aren’t usually associated with public school educators. Organized criminals, or mobsters as they might be depicted in Hollywood films, might be…
Rank this Week: 441

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, sexual harassment and employer retaliation. By The Buckley Law Firm, LLC

http://www.atlantaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 1

    Gay Marriage Legalization and the Changes that Need to Follow

    Gay Marriage Legalization and the Changes that Need to Follow
    To many Americans, Friday’s 5-4 Supreme Court ruling which legalized gay marriage nationwide signifies much needed societal advancement and provides a long awaited and much anticipated legitimacy for relationships, families, and modern…
  • Jun 22

    Age Discrimination Claim Advances Based On “Cat’s Paw” Theory

    Age Discrimination Claim Advances Based On “Cat’s Paw” Theory
    The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibits age discrimination.  This means that it is illegal for an employer to take adverse employment action against an employee based on his or her age. To make out a prima facie case of…
  • Jun 11

    Gay Rights Groups Seek Legislation Ending Employment Discrimination

    Gay Rights Groups Seek Legislation Ending Employment Discrimination
    In anticipation of a Supreme Court victory on same-sex marriage, many gay rights activists believe that the time is ripe for passing broad based federal legislation against discrimination in the workplace.   Currently, some states…
Rank this Week: 637

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Atlanta auto accidents, medical malpractice and premises liability issues. By Robert J. Fleming, PC.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    $875,000 Dental Malpractice Settlement

    $875,000 Dental Malpractice Settlement
    The alleged improper surgical technique of the defendant dentist was at the center of a recent $875,000 dental malpractice settlement in Atlanta. The plaintiff, a woman in her late 20's, went to the dentist for the removal of her lower left…
  • May 28

    What Type of Doctor Treats Trigeminal Nerve Inury?

    What Type of Doctor Treats Trigeminal Nerve Inury?
    Many times, potential clients who have suffered a dental nerve injury are not sure which type of doctor is best equipped to diagnose an injury to the inferior alveolar, lingual or mental nerves. While many specialists are trained to diagnose…
  • May 21

    Does the Standard of Care in Georgia Require Pre-Procedure Antibiotics For Certain Dental Patient

    Does the Standard of Care in Georgia Require Pre-Procedure Antibiotics For Certain Dental Patient
    As a recent dental article notes, antibiotics are frequently used in dental practice. To be sure, this is a broad statement and, as we all know, the devil is in the details. While the standard of care in dentistry certainly does not require…
Rank this Week: 698

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers legal topics such as appeals, drug crimes, internet crimes, white collar crime, and federal criminal trials. By Kish & Lietz.

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 731

Page Perry LLC Blog

Page Perry LLC Blog

Covers securities broker abuses, early retirement scams, elder abuses, subprime mortages, collateralized debt obligations, and annuities.

http://www.pageperry.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?
    Cynk is a social network company that has no revenue, no assets, and no profits. Until last week, it was the hottest stock on Wall Street, according to a Business Insider report by Hunter Walker and Julia La Roche (July 14, 2014).  Its…
  • Jul 14

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint
    By law, a broker has to recommend suitable investments. To be considered suitable, an investment should align with the client’s investment objectives. Dumping all client funds into a single foreign stock, despite the client’s low…
  • Jun 13

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny
    The problem of conflicts of interest for pension advisers attracted Congressional attention, according to a Wall Street Journal article by Dan Fitzpatrick  (June 9, 2014).  U.S. Representative George Miller (D., Calif.) has written…
Rank this Week: 762

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Covers auto accidents in Georgia.

http://www.awjlaw.com/Marietta-Personal-Injury-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 6

    Google Driverless Cars Log More Than 1 Million Mile

    Google Driverless Cars Log More Than 1 Million Mile
    Since our last report on Google’s self-driving cars in August, these driverless vehicles have logged a few hundred thousand additional miles on public roadways. These vehicles were first introduced in 2009 and in the six years…
  • Jun 29

    July is Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

    July is Vehicle Theft Prevention Month
    The metro-Atlanta area is known as one of the highest-trafficked U.S. cities. Unlike other large cities, the use of mass transportation is limited in and around the Atlanta area, which has led to a dense population of motor vehicles.…
  • Jun 26

    What Happens Inside Hot Car

    What Happens Inside Hot Car
    Each summer, we hear about heartbreaking stories of children being left alone in hot vehicles. KidsAndCars.org reports that approximately 717 children lost their lives in this manner between 1990 and 2013. In 2014 alone, HLN reports 21…
Rank this Week: 1308

Whistleblower Lawyer Blawg

Whistleblower Lawyer Blawg

Covers Georgia car accidents and personal injury law. By the Wallace Law Firm, L.L.C.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyerblawg.com/
  • Jul 2

    Like Taking Lunch from a Schoolchild: Fraud by School Lunch Provider

    Like Taking Lunch from a Schoolchild: Fraud by School Lunch Provider
    In my last whistleblower lawyer blog post, I talked about a man who stood up to food service giant Chartwells, ultimately forcing it to repay $19.4 million to kids in the District of Columbia school system. Turns out that fraud by school…
  • Jun 19

    Whistleblower Says D.C. Schoolkids Got Spoiled Lunches, No Lunches; Contractor Pays $19.4 Million

    Whistleblower Says D.C. Schoolkids Got Spoiled Lunches, No Lunches; Contractor Pays $19.4 Million
    The only thing worse than getting a school lunch is not getting a school lunch. Or being handed a plate of spoiled food. This month D.C. schoolchildren tasted sweet revenge when the contractor providing their school lunches agreed to settle…
  • Jun 1

    A Punchline or Just Plain Scary? The Big Business of Healthcare Kickback

    A Punchline or Just Plain Scary? The Big Business of Healthcare Kickback
    Patient: Are you sure this is the right drug for me?Doctor: Why, yes, Ms. Smith, I have no doubt this is the absolute best drug I could prescribe.Patient: How do you know that, doctor? Doctor: Well, the company that makes this drug pays me…
Rank this Week: 1344

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Covers Georgia criminal law.

http://www.gainesvillegalawyer.com/articles/
Rank this Week: 1301

Georgia on Two Wheels

Georgia on Two Wheels

Covers Georgia motorcycle and helmet laws. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantamotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 25

    Fatal Bicycle Crash Stats Rise

    Fatal Bicycle Crash Stats Rise
    Bicyclists love this time of year … the good weather and sunshine makes riding a real joy. And with so many beautiful rides in Georgia and many events that are aimed at bike enthusiasts, our state is a great place for a great ride. One…
  • May 30

    Georgia Man in Fatal Intersection Crash on Stolen Bike

    Georgia Man in Fatal Intersection Crash on Stolen Bike
    An unusual incident involving a Rex, Georgia motorcycle rider occurred last week. Police in North Myrtle Beach report that a man riding a stolen motorcycle was killed after running a red light. The authorities said they attempted to stop the…
  • Apr 29

    Intersection Dangers for Atlanta Area Biker

    Intersection Dangers for Atlanta Area Biker
    Several motorcycle crashes over the past two weeks in the Atlanta area have served to remind us all of the dangers of intersection motorcycle collisions and other potential for fatal collisions as the weather…
Rank this Week: 1342

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blawg

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Julie A. Rice, Attorney at Law, & Affiliates.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1458

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1160

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Jun 8

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety
    Motorcycling is a lot more fun with friends. Group motorcycling can be an exhilarating experience. However, when you are riding with other motorcyclists, there may be missteps, including miscommunications that could increase the risk of an…
  • May 28

    GDOT Shows Distracted Driving a Factor in Increase in Traffic Accident Fatalitie

    GDOT Shows Distracted Driving a Factor in Increase in Traffic Accident Fatalitie
    Motor vehicle accident fatalities continue to be a problem across the United States. This is true in Georgia, where the traffic accident fatality toll in the first half of 2015 looks set to exceed the number recorded the previous year. The…
  • Dec 22

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip
    Whether or not you'll be home for Christmas, the holiday season is always a busy travel time. This year is slated to be even busier than usual. Due to the improving economy and the low price of gas, AAA predicts that 2014 will have the…
Rank this Week: 1321

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Offers tips and information about Georgia divorces. By the Goolsby Law Firm.

http://divorcelawyerinaugustageorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 5

    Uncontested Divorce in Georgia: What does it really mean?

    Uncontested Divorce in Georgia: What does it really mean?
    Obviously, most people going through a divorce would prefer that the divorce be uncontested and cheap.But what does an uncontested divorce really mean?As an Augusta, Georgia divorce attorney, I can tell you that it means more than the simple…
  • Mar 12

    Uncontested Divorce in Georgia and What It Mean

    Uncontested Divorce in Georgia and What It Mean
              We, at the Goolsby Law Firm, LLC, frequently receive telephone calls and email inquiries from people seeking information about how to get an…
  • Dec 17

    Divorce and the Holiday

    Divorce and the Holiday
    As Augusta, Georgia divorce lawyers, we generally expect the number of divorces to slow down at this time of year. I am sure it comes as no surprise to you that people will often delay seeking a divorce attorney until after the…
Rank this Week: 947

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Apr 21

    Live Longer After Filing Bankruptcy? Economists Say “Yes”

    Live Longer After Filing Bankruptcy? Economists Say “Yes”
    A recent study by economists suggests that Chapter 13 debtors whose cases were confirmed and completed through discharge derive significant economic and health benefits from their filings as compared to Chapter 13 debtors whose cases were…
  • Apr 7

    Spouse Filing Bankruptcy Individually: Here’s How You will be Impacted

    Spouse Filing Bankruptcy Individually: Here’s How You will be Impacted
    There are many reasons why a married couple may decide that only one spouse needs to file bankruptcy. The bankruptcy law allows a married person to file an individual bankruptcy but there will be some impact on the non-filing spouse. If you…
  • Feb 10

    Beware Judgment

    Beware Judgment
    Do you know what it means to have a judgment entered against you?  Judgments arise from lawsuits – often collection lawsuits – and they happen when a state court judge decides in favor of the other party. In collection…
Rank this Week: 1456

Our Thoughts

Our Thoughts

Covers busines law, litigation, risk management and estate planning. By Minor Bell Neal.

http://www.mbnlaw.com/our-thoughts/
  • Aug 22

    How Hard is it to Get a Mortgage?

    How Hard is it to Get a Mortgage?
    Is it really that hard? Yes. And no. And mostly yes again. And maybe it should be. And since January 10 when the CFPB’s Qualified Mortgage rule took effect, it is definitely harder. So yes.  But it is complicated.  See the…
  • Aug 20

    Oops! I Bought the Wrong Property

    Oops! I Bought the Wrong Property
    A Marin County, California, real estate broker was thrilled when he ended up as the winning bidder at a tax sale auction.  The Californian handed over a check for $150,000 to the Tax Commission and later learned that he had purchased a…
  • Nov 22

    Final Closing Disclosure Rule released by CFPB

    Final Closing Disclosure Rule released by CFPB
    Earlier this week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published its final rule concerning the creation of Integrated Mortgage Disclosures, which combine the disclosures consumers receive under the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA)…
Rank this Week: 803

Law Space Match Blog

Law Space Match Blog

Provides information for lawyers on space sharing arrangements.

http://blog.lawspacematch.com/
  • Jan 14

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta
    According to Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor of the Atlanta Business Chronicle, referencing commercial real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle, says Atlanta's economy is rebounding! According to Sams, the region's second-largest…
  • Jan 8

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice
    As a sponsor for Run for Justice facilitated by Atlanta Legal Aid Society, LawSpaceMatch was a part of the 1,200 participants raising $25,000 for the general operating fund of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. The run was on November 10, 2012,…
  • May 1

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement
    With the road paved for sharing office space, attorneys seek options for finding suitable space with great amenities and a place for exchanging expertise with other like-minded professionals.
Rank this Week: 1431

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Austin v. Kroger Texas - Work Injury With Uninsured Employer

    Austin v. Kroger Texas - Work Injury With Uninsured Employer
    The state of Georgia requires companies with more than three workers to carry workers' compensation coverage. Most states have similar requirements, though they do vary. In Georgia, when a company fails to obtain workers' compensation…
  • Jun 30

    Warren Props. v. Stewart - Successive Work Injurie

    Warren Props. v. Stewart - Successive Work Injurie
    Workers who suffer successive work injuries also tend to have a tougher time securing benefits, particularly if the injuries occurred under the watch of different employers. In these cases, benefits must be apportioned based on what …
  • Jun 20

    Report: Young, Immigrant Construction Workers at Small Firms at High Injury Risk

    Report: Young, Immigrant Construction Workers at Small Firms at High Injury Risk
    Workplace injury can happen almost anywhere. From fast food restaurants to corporate headquarters, the potential is always there. However, certain industries and jobs pose a greater vulnerability to work-related injury. The American Society…
Rank this Week: 4737

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Persons Firm, LLC.

http://www.mariettainjurylawyer.com/
  • Jul 7

    Judge Rules Insurer May Be Liable for Child Injured Due to “Negligent Supervision”

    Judge Rules Insurer May Be Liable for Child Injured Due to “Negligent Supervision”
    In Georgia, an employer is normally liable for the tortious acts of its employees. This is known as the doctrine of “respondeat superior.” But what happens when an employee injures someone outside the scope of their employment? A…
  • Jun 30

    County May Be Liable for Fire Truck That Hit Passenger Vehicle

    County May Be Liable for Fire Truck That Hit Passenger Vehicle
    The rules of the road are not the same for all vehicles. Emergency vehicles including fire trucks, police cars and ambulances enjoy certain legal privileges. Under Georgia law, when such vehicles are actually “responding to an emergency…
  • Jun 23

    Accident Victim May Learn If Hospital Overcharged Her for Surgery

    Accident Victim May Learn If Hospital Overcharged Her for Surgery
    On June 15, the Georgia Supreme Court issued an important decision in a case that may affect the rights of uninsured individuals who attempt to contest large hospital bills. Victims of motor vehicle accidents often have to deal with the…
Rank this Week: 4890

The Legal Herald

The Legal Herald

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.legal-herald.com/
Rank this Week: 1539

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Stephen M. Ozcomert.

http://blog.ozcomert.com/
Rank this Week: 2649

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and discrimination and employment law. By the Law Offices of Robin Frazer Clark.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    3 Things to Know for Holiday and Summer Safety

    3 Things to Know for Holiday and Summer Safety
    One of my favorite holidays, the Fourth of July, celebrating our Nation’s Independence, has just passed. It’s the time to celebrate our nation’s formation and relax, wherever you might be, with family and friends over the…
  • Jun 15

    5 Things You Need To Do For Safe Swimming

    5 Things You Need To Do For Safe Swimming
    Georgia, unfortunately, often leads the nation in pool and spa deaths.  2015 appears as if it will be no exception. Already, in the month of May alone, three children have died in Georgia pools or spas.  Fortunately, there are…
  • Jun 4

    Recent Recalls: How will they affect me?

    Recent Recalls: How will they affect me?
            In recent months, a series of serious automotive recalls has hit the headlines. Two major companies, Takata and General Motors, have begun issuing recalls of millions of cars due to defective safety features. For…
Rank this Week: 1576

Fiduciary Folio

Fiduciary Folio

Covers fiduciary (wills, estates, entity representations) law, particularly as applied in the State of Georgia. By Tanner Pittman.

http://www.tannerpittmanlaw.com/blog-fiduciary-folio.html
  • Jul 6

    Myers v. Myers: Executor may not run estate as his personal busine

    Myers v. Myers: Executor may not run estate as his personal busine
    The Georgia Supreme Court handed down the probate case of Myers, Executor v. Myers, today. In some ways, the case is an unremarkable example of an executor using an estate as a cash cow for his personal expenditures and, among other…
  • Mar 6

    Clarke County Superior Court totally reversed on appeal in trust matter

    Clarke County Superior Court totally reversed on appeal in trust matter
    The superior court judge of Athens-Clarke County apparently totally botched a trust litigation matter, according to the Georgia Court of Appeals. The lower court had determined that a trust's maker (the "settlor") had improperly amended…
  • Feb 25

    Facebook at vanguard of digital inheritance

    Facebook at vanguard of digital inheritance
    Facebook users (of which this firm is not one) have long since realized that their accounts are digital journals of their lives. These records are valuable, not only to users, but to their posterity.  Responding to…
Rank this Week: 2988

The Schulzke Brief

The Schulzke Brief

Provides commentary on commerce and the law. By Kurt Schulzke.

http://schulzkelaw.com
Rank this Week: 4688

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 4

    OSHA Cracking Down on Atlanta Work Injuries in Healthcare Profession

    OSHA Cracking Down on Atlanta Work Injuries in Healthcare Profession
    The workers in the United States most likely to experience back and arm injuries are nurses and nursing assistants. National Public Radio reports that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a crackdown on…
  • Jun 10

    Repeat Safety Violations Lead to Large OSHA Fines and Added Enforcement

    Repeat Safety Violations Lead to Large OSHA Fines and Added Enforcement
    Employers throughout Atlanta need to be aware of Occupational Safety and Health regulations and ensure compliance with the rules. When employees get hurt on-the-job or safety violations are reported, OSHA inspectors may levy fines…
  • Jun 10

    Are Atlanta Construction Workers at Risk Due to Misclassification?

    Are Atlanta Construction Workers at Risk Due to Misclassification?
    Construction is one of the most dangerous fields and workers in this industry face a significantly higher risk of on-the-job death than those in other positions. Because of the high risks, it is imperative employers have every…
Rank this Week: 1944

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Jul 3

    Happy Fourth of July

    Happy Fourth of July
    The post Happy Fourth of July appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Jun 30

    Protecting Braves stadium construction worker

    Protecting Braves stadium construction worker
    Construction workers erecting the massive SunTrust Park […] The post Protecting Braves stadium construction workers appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Jun 22

    Heat-related illness on-the-job

    Heat-related illness on-the-job
    With temperatures soaring well into the 90’s in Georgia […] The post Heat-related illness on-the-job appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 5060

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Georgia car accident and medical malpractice news. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Jul 3

    Should Confidentiality Agreements be Allowed in Atlanta Malpractice Settlements?

    Should Confidentiality Agreements be Allowed in Atlanta Malpractice Settlements?
    A patient who is considering undergoing a surgical procedure at a particular hospital, or considering having a procedure done by a certain physician, probably wants to know if the doctor or hospital has made any serious mistakes.…
  • Jun 19

    Identifying Human Errors Leading to Atlanta Surgical Malpractice Claim

    Identifying Human Errors Leading to Atlanta Surgical Malpractice Claim
    Surgeons are highly trained medical professionals expected to exercise appropriate care and exhibit necessary expertise when performing procedures on patients. Surgeons, however, make mistakes. In some cases, the errors made are so…
  • Jun 5

    Atlanta Elder Abuse a Growing Risk for Seniors Without Family Connection

    Atlanta Elder Abuse a Growing Risk for Seniors Without Family Connection
    The number of seniors with no children and no living spouse is growing and is expected to continue to expand in the future. Today, one in four seniors age 65 and older is a widow, a widower, or single and has either no children or no children…
Rank this Week: 3140

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Jul 2

    Happy Fourth of July!

    Happy Fourth of July!
    I hope you love this Chet Atkins version of John Phillip Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever” as much as I did. Have a great holiday!  … Continue Reading
  • Jul 2

    EEOC’s revised pregnancy guidance: Now, just barely more flexible!

    EEOC’s revised pregnancy guidance: Now, just barely more flexible!
    Hey, EEOC, there’s this newfangled technique known as “track changes.” Look into it! Last Thursday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued its amended guidance on pregnancy discrimination…
  • Jun 30

    What does SCOTUS same-sex marriage decision mean for employers?

    What does SCOTUS same-sex marriage decision mean for employers?
    Maybe not that much, depending on where you are and how “proactive” you’ve already been before now. Seriously, I don’t think Friday’s Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges will be that big a deal…
Rank this Week: 4722

RIA Compliance Blog

RIA Compliance Blog

Covers registered investment advisor regulations. By Parker MacIntyre.

http://www.riacomplianceblog.com/
  • Jul 2

    Investment Adviser and Principals Sanctioned for Compliance Failure

    Investment Adviser and Principals Sanctioned for Compliance Failure
    In a matter underscoring how important it is for investment advisers to dedicate sufficient resources and attention to their compliance program, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") has sanctioned a firm for multiple compliance…
  • May 29

    SEC Issues and Guidance Update on Cybersecurity

    SEC Issues and Guidance Update on Cybersecurity
    Last month, the SEC division of Investment Management released Investment Management Guidance in which it discusses a number of measures that investment advisers may wish to consider when addressing cybersecurity risks. This guidance is just…
  • May 22

    QUESTIONS SURROUND IMPACT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT FIDUCIARY RULE ON FINANCIAL ADVISERS

    QUESTIONS SURROUND IMPACT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT FIDUCIARY RULE ON FINANCIAL ADVISERS
    In the wake of the re-proposal by the U.S. Department of Labor of its so-called "Fiduciary Rule," there are a number of questions regarding how the rule if adopted, will impact those providing financial advice to employee benefit plans and…
Rank this Week: 3373

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury law regarding auto accidents, truck accidents, and nursing home abuse. By Suthers Law Firm.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 2

    Invokana Linked With Serious Injurie

    Invokana Linked With Serious Injurie
    Invokana is part of a new class of type 2 diabetes drugs known as sodium-glucose-cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors.   SGLT2 inhibitors are designed to control diabetes by blocking reabsorption of glucose by the kidneys, impacting…
  • May 21

    LUMBER LIQUIDATORS LITIGATION UPDATE

    LUMBER LIQUIDATORS LITIGATION UPDATE
    The Suthers Law Firm is continuing to investigate potential claims on behalf of individuals who purchased laminate wood flooring from Lumber Liquidators.  Problems with the Lumber Liquidators’ flooring was first noted on CBS’…
  • May 13

    Xarelto Litigation Update

    Xarelto Litigation Update
    Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is a prescription blood thinner that was developed by pharmaceutical giant Bayer, and marketed by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a division of another pharmaceutical giant, Johnson & Johnson.  Xarelto is typically…
Rank this Week: 3133

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jul 2

    The United States Law Week

    The United States Law Week
    There have been many major legal developments in the United States over the past several weeks. The Supreme Court has issued several landmark opinions in regards to healthcare, marriage, housing, and congressional redistricting. In addition,…
  • Jun 30

    Views From the New Library

    Views From the New Library
    The new Law Library is a hopping place these days, as librarians, staff, and the building/move team are working to get the space ready for you. It’s a far stretch from our old home in the Urban Life building, and we thought…
  • Jun 25

    Updated library hours and access to database

    Updated library hours and access to database
    Because of continuing construction in the library as well as the move of the College of Law servers this weekend, the Law Library will have temporarily shortened hours. The library will be open: Thursday, June 25, 2015 7am-6pm Friday, June…
Rank this Week: 3296

Atlanta Car Accident Attorney Blog

Atlanta Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers injury law. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantacaraccidentattorney-blog.com/
  • Jul 2

    Reducing the Risk of Atlanta Motor Vehicle Collisions Caused by Pedal Error

    Reducing the Risk of Atlanta Motor Vehicle Collisions Caused by Pedal Error
    Sudden acceleration can cause dangerous collisions. Sudden acceleration is described by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) as “unintended, unexpected, high-powered acceleration, accompanied by an apparent loss of…
  • Jun 25

    This Simple Fix Could Reduce Deadly Atlanta Truck Accident

    This Simple Fix Could Reduce Deadly Atlanta Truck Accident
    Over a five year period in the United States, 556 pedestrians and bicyclists were killed in side swipe truck accidents. Left and right hook truck collisions occur when a truck is turning and hits a pedestrian or bike rider who is going…
  • Jun 18

    Roads That are Too Wide Could Endanger Atlanta Motorist

    Roads That are Too Wide Could Endanger Atlanta Motorist
    Atlanta drivers, like most drivers throughout the United States, respond to road and environmental conditions when deciding how fast to go. Although speed limits serve as a guide (and are legally enforced), drivers will typically go slower…
Rank this Week: 2015

The Law Office of Christine M…

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

http://bechtold-law.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 1

    Independence Day 2015

    Independence Day 2015
    Independence Day is one of the most important federal holidays in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence, which declared our independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. bechtold-law.blogspot.com. …
  • Jul 1

    Why July 4 and not July 2?

    Why July 4 and not July 2?
    July 2, 1776 is the day the United States of America became independent, but we celebrate two days later; Why? The founders knew there needed to be a unifying document explaining the reasons for independence and not just a vote. "July 2…
  • Dec 24

    Merry Christma

    Merry Christma
    Merry Christmas from The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC.
Rank this Week: 3403

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Jul 1

    Updates on Cases, Media, Editing

    Updates on Cases, Media, Editing
    Today, I had the honor to be interviewed by Celeste Headlee, the host of Georgia Public Broadcasting’s On Second Thought. We talked about the Georgia Supreme Court’s recent set of cases, both criminal and civil. Check out…
  • Apr 11

    The Importance of Lawyerly Agnosticism

    The Importance of Lawyerly Agnosticism
    Recently Scott Greenfield wrote about David Aylor’s rather noisy departure from accused murderer, Michael Slager’s case. So much went wrong and was analyzed in the post. But there’s one piece of it that I want to emphasize…
  • Apr 8

    A Connection and Valuable Lesson from the Alma Mater

    A Connection and Valuable Lesson from the Alma Mater
    Over the weekend, I received a package from my undergraduate school, Mercer University. Generally, when I receive correspondence from Mercer, Georgia State, or Emory, it’s alumni spam. This was in a hand-addressed manilla envelope. I…
Rank this Week: 3976

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond…

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond Blog

Covers recent case law, changes in the statutory law, advice and practical tips on construction law including filing materialmen's liens, payment bond claims, Miller Act issues, construction contracting, and public works.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • Jul 1

    Celebrate Southern Regional Technical College!

    Celebrate Southern Regional Technical College!
    Education is one of the most important aspects in our communities, and our Georgia technical colleges are provide many students with the foundation for their careers.  Thus, we were excited today to witness the unveiling of the sign and…
  • Jun 29

    How can a GC Remove A Mechanics Lien?

    How can a GC Remove A Mechanics Lien?
    In today’s blog, the Cobb Law Group is answering a recent question from a client regarding a general contractor’s right and remedies under the Georgia’s Mechanics and Materialmen’s Act. Question: I’m a general…
  • May 26

    How Can Georgia’s Mechanics Lien Law Help Me?

    How Can Georgia’s Mechanics Lien Law Help Me?
    by Mark A. Cobb Since 1992, our construction law firm been working with contractors, subcontractors and materialmen to help get them paid by using the advantages established under Georgia’s Mechanics and Materialman’s Lien Law…
Rank this Week: 2047

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond…

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond Law

By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • Jul 1

    Celebrate Southern Regional Technical College!

    Celebrate Southern Regional Technical College!
    Education is one of the most important aspects in our communities, and our Georgia technical colleges are provide many students with the foundation for their careers.  Thus, we were excited today to witness the unveiling of the sign and…
  • Jun 29

    How can a GC Remove A Mechanics Lien?

    How can a GC Remove A Mechanics Lien?
    In today’s blog, the Cobb Law Group is answering a recent question from a client regarding a general contractor’s right and remedies under the Georgia’s Mechanics and Materialmen’s Act. Question: I’m a general…
  • May 26

    How Can Georgia’s Mechanics Lien Law Help Me?

    How Can Georgia’s Mechanics Lien Law Help Me?
    by Mark A. Cobb Since 1992, our construction law firm been working with contractors, subcontractors and materialmen to help get them paid by using the advantages established under Georgia’s Mechanics and Materialman’s Lien Law…
Rank this Week: 2265

Georgia Virtual Law Firm Blog

Georgia Virtual Law Firm Blog

By Cobb Law Group.

http://online.cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • Jul 1

    Celebrate Southern Regional Technical College!

    Celebrate Southern Regional Technical College!
    Education is one of the most important aspects in our communities, and our Georgia technical colleges are provide many students with the foundation for their careers.  Thus, we were excited today to witness the unveiling of the sign and…
  • Jun 29

    How can a GC Remove A Mechanics Lien?

    How can a GC Remove A Mechanics Lien?
    In today’s blog, the Cobb Law Group is answering a recent question from a client regarding a general contractor’s right and remedies under the Georgia’s Mechanics and Materialmen’s Act. Question: I’m a general…
  • May 26

    How Can Georgia’s Mechanics Lien Law Help Me?

    How Can Georgia’s Mechanics Lien Law Help Me?
    by Mark A. Cobb Since 1992, our construction law firm been working with contractors, subcontractors and materialmen to help get them paid by using the advantages established under Georgia’s Mechanics and Materialman’s Lien Law…
Rank this Week: 3519

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien…

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog

Covers Georgia state law and information related to pending and recent changes to law affecting construction professionals. By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog
  • Jul 1

    Celebrate Southern Regional Technical College!

    Celebrate Southern Regional Technical College!
    Education is one of the most important aspects in our communities, and our Georgia technical colleges are provide many students with the foundation for their careers.  Thus, we were excited today to witness the unveiling of the sign and…
  • Jun 29

    How can a GC Remove A Mechanics Lien?

    How can a GC Remove A Mechanics Lien?
    In today’s blog, the Cobb Law Group is answering a recent question from a client regarding a general contractor’s right and remedies under the Georgia’s Mechanics and Materialmen’s Act. Question: I’m a general…
  • May 26

    How Can Georgia’s Mechanics Lien Law Help Me?

    How Can Georgia’s Mechanics Lien Law Help Me?
    by Mark A. Cobb Since 1992, our construction law firm been working with contractors, subcontractors and materialmen to help get them paid by using the advantages established under Georgia’s Mechanics and Materialman’s Lien Law…
Rank this Week: 5057

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1542